25. Jan, 2019

Find the best move for White


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Solution

 

Thumbs up  Training:  Chessfox - 10 days chess challenge

Learn the 5-step method to calculate tactics

23. Jan, 2019

Find the best move for White in this endgame


Position

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Solution


Thumbs up  Video revision:  Endgame - playing for a draw

20. Jan, 2019

In this blitz game White is 3 pawns ahead in material.

Forcing the exchange of queens would accelerate White's winning chances.

Whistle  How does White achieve this ?


Play  the game to check your thinking

 


Thumbs up  Video  Blitz game (9:40 min)

Note how quickly players develop their pieces in the opening before the complications of the middlegame

 

15. Jan, 2019

Whistle  Can you help White find a tactic here ?


Position

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Solution


Rule:  Do not get into a "passive rook" situation.

13. Jan, 2019

Find the best move for White to promote a passed pawn

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